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be required of such person, so par doned. to euliiie him to be registered. ■ a I edscmsftieuinted to exercise the fane ti6usTanyoff.ee, civil or military, under any authority or pretended avetement, authority, power, or ion, within the United We or inimical thereto, ex oepyft persons Who aided .coons true twnly voting for this convention who have continuously advocated .the assembling of this Convention, and shall continuously and in good H nth advocate thy acts of theimanijw p tl^J^islniurc may remove suoh mabifity; Provided that nothing in ,j(U|i»jWO)SiM» except voting for or sign ing the ordinance of secession shall bo so construed us to exclude from fiient persoM engaged in armed hostility fcCfhrvtifteiFStates, or who accept OT ,4 § ivate soldier of the late nfederate States army. Bo called Sec. 6. In time of war, insurrection, or rebellion, the right to vote at such place, and in such manner as shall bo wesetibed by law, shall be enjoy by all persons otherwise entitl ftergbLahixmay ,be in the actual '" 'miliwff'or nmfservice of fte United States or this State; Provided, said votes be made to afply in fte county or premnetwherein'they reside. . ARTICLE VIII. SOHOOh. FUfJh, EDUCATION AND SCI ENCE. Section 1. As the stability of a republican form of government de * pends mainly upon the intelligence andlvir|»e of fte plople, it shall be the duty of the Legislature to encour age, by alt suitable means, the promo . tion of, intellectual, scientific, moral ' and agricultural improvements, by , jS establishing a uniform system of free pqblic schools, by taxation, or othen ioffiildren betwe^i the ages Hi (21) twenty-one years, jmfeion as practicable, es HLgof higher grade. Tfee shall be a Superin RnVlio Education elected i« -time and in the same the ^Governor, who shall Salification of theSeoretary nihold his office for four year*, and juntil his successor shall be eWlted '®l|qualified, whoso duties shall be^prgeneral supervision of la and the educational nr Hit % 111 - ate, copauiqn so interests of the State, who shall per form such other duties pertaining to his office, and receive such compen sation as shall be prescribed by law; he shall report to the Legislature, for its adoption, within twenty days after the opening of its first session under this constitution, a uniform system of free public schools. Seo. 3. There shall be a Board of Education, consisting of the Secre tary, of State, the Attorney General and thd Superintendent of Public Education, far the management and investment of the school-funds, under the general direction of the Legisla ture, and to, perform me Ii other duties as may be-gtascribed by law. ■" superintendent and one other board akallponstitute a quorum. See. 4. There shall be a superin tendent of public education in each county, who'shall be appointed by the board oi education, by and with the aavice and consent of the Senate, whose term of office shall be two yeiftt ibi whose compensation and duties shall be prescribed by law; Provided* that the Legislature shall haye power to mako said office ot Gounty Sshoot Superintendent of the several counties elective, as other comity officers are. I Tin juHftix:ti school or schools « each school district at laast four months in each yeiur^. Ajiy .school district neglecting to maintain such school or schools shall be deprived for that year of its proptjMMb '(ffftbe income of the free school fund and of ail funds arising 'wieaKriass a common School fund which shall consult of the prooeeds of the lands now belonging to the state, heretofore granted by the United States, and of the lands known as "S»nap lands,'' except fop swamp lands lying and situated on Pearl River, In the eoun tjea of EapcftOk, Marion, Lawrence, Simpson and Copiah, aud of all lands note or hereafter vested in the State by escheat or purchase, or forfeiture e clear proceeds of i in the several coun ich of the penal laws, received for licenses for all ti and all i laws of the Heating ji, of dram shops; all quor, 01 Mm* m sons ptsNfeas an etjnivtlant for per i exempt from military duty, and funds arising from tho consolida tion of the Congressional township fund*, and fte lands belonging there ier with ajjjinonep donated ids shall be securely invested . States Bond-, and remain a fo, - Mmi beinviolaby appropriated which shall for the support of free*sohools. f See. 7. The legislature may levy a A to exceed two dollars a loll the sohoed fund, and for no other Sec. 8. soon as practicable, establishment of fh he legislate# shall, as " provide for the agricultural col •' , fe,* P fh , ElS hufidred and 1 land donated td fte state for prt of such a College by the mpygpngress passed July 2d, A.D. 1866, oi. the money or BCrip, as the ■Mmtm be, arising from the sale of said latWs or any lands which may hereafter be granted, or appropriated fat sqch purpose. . 1 Sec. 9.* No religious sect or seotp shall ever control any part pf the school or university funds of thia.i state. ' t . ^be legislature shaft from time to time, as may be necessary pw.de for the levy and collection of such othe f " s "*7 be required to properly support ftc syste.n of free f ho fi h her « ln adopted, and allschool •>« d.vided pro rata among orl™ c cbl ^ ren ^ool a 8 e ' IH Sec. 1. All able bodied male citi zens of this state, between the ages of eighteen (18) and forty-five (4B) years, shall be liable to military duty in the militia of this state, in 'such manner as the Legislature shall pro vide, not incompatible with this Con stitution, and* the Constitution and laws of the United States. See. 2. The Legislature shall pro vide for tho organizing, arming, equipping and discipline of the mili tia, aud for paying the same when called into active service. Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the ARTICLE IX. MILITIA. fiist Legislature to make such laws as shall be necessary to immediately create an effective militia in this state. Seo. 4. All officers of militia, ex cept noncommissioned officers, shall fie appointed by the Governor, by and with the consent of the Senate, and .shall he chosen for their military knowledge, their experience in arms, apd their fidelity and loyalty; and no oomuissioned officer shall be removed from office except by the Senate on recommendation of* the Governor, stating the grounds on which suaMrc moval is recommended, or by theae cision of a court martise, pursuant to law or at his own request. ' See. 5. The Governor shall be Commander-in-Chief of the militia, except when it is called into the ser vice of the United States, and shall have power to call forth the militia to execute the laws, repel invasion, and •to suppress riots and insurrections. See. 6. The Governor shall nomi nate and by and with the consent of the Senate commission one Major General for the State, who shall be a citizen thereof, and also, one Briga dier General for each Congressional District, who shall be a resident of the district for which hi shall be ap pointed, and each district shall con stitute a Militia Divison. See. 7. The Adjutant General, and other staff offioars to the Commander in-Chief, shall be appointed by the Governor, and their appointment shall expire with the Governor's term of office. Seo. 8. The militia shall be exempt from arrest during their attendance on musters, and in going to and returning from the same, except in case of treason, felony, or breach of the peace. ARTICLE X. INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS. The Legislature at its first regular session, after the adoption of this Constitution shaft provide for the Organization of a Board of Public Works, prescribe its duties, fix the compensation of its members, and all officers, and employees upon publio works in this state. ARTICLE XI. APPORTIONMENT. Sec. 1. Until the first enumeration and a new apportionment shall be made as provided and directed in this Constitution, the apportionment of Senators and Repftbentatives among the several counties and districts in this state shall be as follows : 1st. The county of Warren five Representatives. 2d. The counties of Hinds and Lowndes, each four Representatives. 3d. The counties of Adams, Car roll, DeSoto, Holmes, Madison, Mar shall, Monroe, Noxubee, Washington, and Yazoo, each three Represontas Jtives. ■ 4th. The counties of Attala,Chick asaw, Chootaw, Claiborne, Copiah, Jefferson, Lafayette, Lauderdale, Pontotoc, Oktibbeha, Panola, Tippah, Wilkinson, Yalobusha, Tishomingo and Rankin,each two Representatives. 5th. The counties of Amite, Boli var, Calhoun, Clarke, Franklin, Iseaqueua, Itawamba, Jasper,Kemper, Lawrence, Leake, Lee, Pike, Suh fiower, Scott, Tallahatchie* Winston, Simpson, Coahoma, Tnnica, Newton, Neshoba, Covington, Smith, Wayne, Davis, Green, Jackson, Hancock, Marion, Harrison, aud Perry, each resentative. 1st. The counties of ftancook, Harrison, Jackson, Marion, Greene, and Perry, shMl form the first district and elect one Senat 2d. The counties Amite, the second iSOfop# counties of Pike, Law. be one I0f tnd one T~ r dis rtiice and ObviligtoJftiie third tript, and one Senator. 4ft. The county of Adams, the fourth district, and one Senator, a Bth. The counties of Franklin, and Jefferson, the fifth dtstriot, and one Senator. 6th. The counties of Claiborne and Copiah, the sixth district, and one Senator. ' ^ 7th. The counties of JVarren and Issaquena, the seventh district, and two Senators. 8th. fthe counties of Hinds, Rankin and Simpson, the eigth district, and two Senates. 9th. The counties of Davis,Jasper, Clarke and Wayne, the nintji district, and one Senator. n 10th. The counties of Lauderdale and Kemper, the tenth district, and one Senator. Ilth. The countie* of Newton, Smith and Scott, the eleventh district, and one Senator. ,12th./The county of Madison, the twclth district, and one Senator. 13tli. The county of Yazoo, the thirteenth district, and one Senator. 14tb. the counties of Washington and Sunflower,the fourteenth district, liffil one Senator. Hjth. Tho county of Holmes, the fiflfttith district, and one-Senator. fflth. The counties of Attala,LeaXe and Neshoba, the sixteenth district, and one Senator. 17th. The county of Noxubee, the seventeenth district, and one Senator. 18th. The counties of Lowndes and Oktibbeha, tho eighteenth district, and two Senators. 19th. The counties ot Choctaw and Winston, the ninteenth distriet^find one Senator. 20th. The county of Carroll, the twentieth district, and one Senator. 21st. The counties of Calhoun and Yalobusha, the twenty first district, and one Senator. 22d. The counties of Ojiiftkasaw and Monroe, the twenty second disi trict, and two Senators. 23d. The counties of Bolivar, Coahoma, and Tunica, the twenty third district, and one Senator. 24th. The counties of Panola and Tallahatchie, the twenty fourth dis> t: ict, and one Senator. 25th. The county of DeSoto, tho twenty fifth district, and one Senator. 26th. The county of Marshall, the twenty sixth district, and one Senator. 27th. The counties of Lafayette and Pontotoc, tho twenty seventh district, and one Senator. 28th. The counties of Tishomingo and Itawamba, the twenty eighth dis trict, and one Senator. 29th. The counties of Tippah and Lee, the twenty ninth district, and one Senator. ARTICLE XII. GENERAL PROVISIONS. Sec. 1. The political year of the State of Mississippi shall commeqce on the first Monday of January in each year, and the General Election shall be holden on the -first Tuesday succeeding the first Monday in No vember, biennially. Sec. 2. The Legislatnre*shall pass laws to exclude from office, and from suffrage, those who shall hereafter^ convicted of bribery, perjury, forgery or other high crimes or misdemeanors; anf every person shall be disqualified from holding any office or place of honor, profit or trust, under the au thority of this State, who shall be convictefd of having given or offered any bribe to procure his election appointment. Sec. 3. No person who denies the existence of a Supremo Being shall hold any office in this State. _ Sec. 4. The Legislature shall pro vide by law for the indictment and trial of persons charged with the com mission of any felony in any county other«than that in which the of fence was committed, whenever, owing to prejudice or any other impartial grand or petit jury cannot be empannellcd in the oounty in which the offence was committed. Seo. 6. The credit of the State shall not be pledged or loaned in aid of any porson, association or corpora tion, nor shall the State hereafter be come a stockholder in any corporation or association. See. 6. The term of office of all county, township and precinct officers shall expire within thirty days after this Constitution shall have been rat ified, and tho Governor shall, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, thereafter, appoint such offi cers, whose term of office shall contim ue until the Legislature shall provide by law for an election of Baid officers; Provided, the present incumbents of all county, township district and beat offices shall hold their respective of fices until their successors or cause, au legally ftpp^inted and elected, and duly qual feeo. 7. In all eases not otherwise provided for in this Constitution, the Legislature may determine the mode of filling all vacancies in all offices, ' shall define their respective pow and provide suitable compensa tion for all officers. See. 8. The Legislature at its first session, shall provide by law for the sale of ail delinquent tax lands. The courts shall apply the same liberal principles in favor of suoh titles as in sale by execution, Sec. 9. No laws of a general fea ture unless otherwise provided for, shall be enforced until sixty days af ter the passage thereof. Sec. 10. It shall the Legislature to the cases in which made from salaries of public offi cers for neglect of dnt^ in their off cial capacity and the amount of said -and ers be the duty of use law,'" shall jT~ iT n r f Seer il, fte Leglslttiite first session under this Ooiwtitution, shall have authority to designate by law such loyal paper or papers in eacji Circuit Court Restrict as shall pub lish all legal advertising and such official printing as shall be required by law in such i.f Mrtriot, 'and -WSt th ** -* 1 *" Sec. -12, No oorpo heppaRer be created, ; tended, with the privij or p U t,tiugr in bills or other r at its issum notes, per of any other haul money, and the Legis hibit, by law, iudivhb tions from issuing bil ets, promissory notes as money. But noth tained shall be constru ebrporations or assoei ming for such purpose of Congress for a Nai Banking. See. 13. The prope porations for pecunia. be subject to taxatb that of individuals. Seo. 14. The Legis authorize any oounty, to become a stoekhold its oredit to any comp or corporation, unles the 'qualified voters e city or towu, at a sp regular election to l shall assent thereto. Sec. i5. The Li never authorize any '/ the sale of lottery tii-~.^_ nor shall any lottery heretofore au thorized, be permitted to be drawn, or tickets therein to be sold. Sec. 16. No county shall bo denied raise, by special tax. tho right to money sufficient to pay for the build ing and repairing of court houses, jails bridges aud other necessary conven iences for the people of the county; and money thus collected shall never be appropriated for any other purpo ses; Provided tho tax thus levied shall be a certain per cent, on all tax levied by the State. See. 17. Liabilities of banks asso ciations and other corporations, shall be secured by Legislative enactments; but in all cases, no stockholder shad be individually liable over and above the stock by him or her owned, unless so specified in the articles of associa tion or act of incorporation^ Seo. 18. All lands sold in pursu ance of decree of courts or execution shall be divided into tracts, not to ex ceed one hundred and sixty acres. Sec. 19. Returns of all elections by the people shall be made to the Secretary of State in such manner as may be prescribed by law. Sec. 20. Taxation styll be equal and uniform throughout the State.— All property shall be taxed in pro portion to its value, to be ascertained as direoted by law. Sec. 21. The State of Mississippi shall never assume nor pay any debt or obligation contracted in aid of the rebellion, nor shall this State ever in any manner claim from the United States or make any allowance .pensation for slaves emancipated liberated in any way whatever since the 9th day of January, 186ti Sec. 22. All persons who have not been married and are now fivin gether, and cohabiting as husband and wife, shall be taken and held, far a II purposes in law, as married, and their children, Whether born before or after the ratification of this Constitution, shall be legitimate, and the Legisla ture may, by law, punish adultery and concubinage. Sec. 23. There shall be a Commis sioner of Immigration and Agricul ture, who shall be elected by the Leg islature on joint ballot, who shall hold his office for the term of four years, unless sooner removed by law. Sec. 24. The next Legislature shall have power to repeal statutes of lim itation, pass relief, stay injunction, insolvent and homestead laws, and to pass any and every act-deemed neces sary for the relief of debtors subjoct only to the restrictions imposed by the Constitution of the United States. Seo, 25. Representatives in Corf* gross to fill the existing vacancies shall be elected at the same time this Constitution is submitted to tho elec tqp State for ratification, and for the full term next succeeding their election, and thereafter eleotions for Representatives in Congress shall be held biennially. The first elec tion shall be held on the first Tues day after the first Monday in Novem ber preceding the expiration of said full term. Sec. 26. Members of the Legisla ture and all other officers elected or appointed to any office in this State shall, before entering upon the dis charge of the duties thereof, take and subscribe the following oath of office : or eom 01 tor* of j • i i - ,, T '• < li°f 0 ' t C |m D f SW0!lr (or affirm ) that I will faithfully sup port and true alfogiance bear foe Con station Of foe United States, and the State of Mississippi, and obey the laws thereof; that I am not disqual lfied from holding offioe by the Gone Stltutioq, of the United States, or of the State of Mississippi; that I havo never as a member of any Conven tion voted for or signed any ordinance of seoession; that I lmvC never as a member of any Legislature, voted for the call of any Convention that passed any such ordinance; that I will faith fully disekarge the duties of the Of flee upon which I am about to enter. So help me God. Sec. 27. It shall be the duty of the Legislature to provide by law, for the support of institutions for the .education of the Deaf, Dumb and OATH Ot OFFICE. I, care efthe Insane, Sett. 2$. The Legislature ahall pre vide Houses of Refuge for the oor* reetion and reformation of juvenile offenders. Sec. 2§. The County Boards shall 'have power to W- ! -» e forms as an sons, v who by y or or other aims upon the eiety. 1III.^^^i Blind; and also, for the treatment and jHJDULE, of each branoh all deem any r amendment titution, such ion or amend* House re or the three notice shall Secretary of nths preced tiou,at which 11 vote direct hunge, alter and if more 11 be submit 11 be submit, form that the against each and if it shall if tho quali members of .■e voted for alteration, or be inserted legislature as .»-.un, and not otherwise. Provided, That no amendment, which may be made prior to the year one thousand eight hundred eighty, five shall in any manner affect the eighteenth section of the Bill of Rights. SCHEDULE. Sec. 1. Tha ordinance of secession of the State of Mississippi, passed January 9th, 1861, is hereby declared to be null and void, The present and all previous Constitutions of the State of Missississippi, he repealed and annulled by this Constitution Sec. 2 . All laws now in force in this State, not enacted in furtherance of secession and hellion, and not repugnant to this Constitu tion. shall continue i hereby declared to i. operation until they shall expire by their own limitation, or be al tered or repealed by the Legislature, except the hereinafter mentioned laws, to wit: "An act to change the name of the county of Jones, and for other purposes," approved December 1, A. D. 1865. "All act to establish a forry across tho Mis sissippi river, at Vicksburg," approved No vember 29, A. D. 1865 "All act to provide for the removal and lo cation of the seat of Justice of 8cott county approved November 8, A. D. 1865. "An act supplemental to an act entitled aet to provide for the removal and location the sdat of Justice of Scott county, approved November 8, A, D. 1865, approved December 1, A. D. 1865. Sec. 3. The Legislature shall provide for the removal of causes now pending in the courts of this State, to courts created by or under this constitutioi. • Sec. 4. Immediately upon the adjournment of this Convention this Constitution shall he submitted for ratification to the registered ters of the State, in conformity .with the acts of Congress, passed March 2, 1867, entitled "An act to provide for the more efficient gov ernment of the rebel States," and the acts gjem-nj,nry thereto. Sec. 5. The election for the ratification of this Constitution shall oommence on the 22d day of June, A, D. 1868, and be held at such places, and shall continue such time as the Commanding General of the Fourth Military District may direct, and the polls shall be kept open from eight o'clock A. until seven o'clock p. m. each day. At said election all those m favor of ratifying the Constitution shall have written or, printed on their ballots, the words : "For Constitutionand those op. posed to the ratification of the same, shall have written or printed on their ballots, the words "Against Constitution," but no person shall vote for or against this Constitution •sup on a sepa rate ballot from that cast by Wm for officers to be elected at. said election under this Constitu tioa. „ Sec. 6. In order to establish a civil g*ern meut as required by .the act of Congress, ap proved March 2d, 1867, and the acts supple mentary thereto, an election shall be held at thPsom* time and place, at which the Consti tution is submitted for ratification, for all State officers, including members <»f tho Legislature and for Representatives in Congress, at which election the electors who are qualified under the Reconstruction Acts of Congress shall vote and none other. Sec. 7. The^ommittee of five appointed der the authority of ftis Convention shall „ r point tlfroe Commissioners of Election foreac'h sounty, whose duty it shall be to attend the election for the ratification or rejection of the Constitution, who shall also, at the same time and place, attend the election of all officers and Representatives herein ordered and be present at the counting of the votes, and' for ward the'result of the same to the'chairman of said committes within three days thereaf un ap tuv. Sec ; B. The Legislator elected under this Constitution shall hold its first session in the CasflSffln tile city of Jackson, on the second ''-f Pi-omnlgat.on „f th,. Nation of ,h„ Coltitetion, and shall pro ce * d lmmertift te1y upon It, organisation to vol Upon the adaption of the fourteenth amend meat of the Constitntion of the United State,' proposed by Congress, and passed June is' 1868. Said Ltgftiatnre shall not have power to enact any law, relative to the per diem of member,, nor on any other .object after organization, until said Conatitntional amend, ment, shall have been adopted, Stic. 6. The first term of all civil officer, at the same time this Constitution is for ratification or rejection, shall Wm**!** on the second Monday after their election shall have been officially promulgated, "»<* Ohall continue to hold from said time until 8 ** **piratten of the find foil term succeeding ^ MPjfom Kec ' ,ft Tho-0#fiu,te|i<*»r«.of Election ,tatem for, shall -receive the same *iii on •lections, and allowances for tra tidn.fwhon actual dtffursem&V. !tj made,) as registrars, and shall jrm any funds in the State Treasury!©! oflhe Convention fund, upon tin- . omtirate the chairman of said Committee of five. dfcjAtflNBMni JZ ^ outrtanpiagjiiicoimts certify W their eerrwt Auditor of Public Accounts shall Ms wariaut iu paymentHereof. •SKi appointed by. tliie Convention; Provklf, shotim the Constitution be ygii&jd, this ness, Sec. 12. When this Convention subject' to the call ot the five Corfvontion shall thereafter bp adjourn^ . sint die, but in c«jee thp|Copsfitatjon should not ratified, then the Convention may he recon vened by said committee. ' Sec. 18. Sait^committoo of five shall have authority to employ a clerk and to enforce the collection of thetax levied by the Several or dinances of this Convention, and to perform any and all duties appertaining to the same. Sec.^14. The members of the committee five, appointed by this Convention, and the clerk thereof, shall receive the same compen sation as shall be allowed, and all liecessary expenses incurred by them in carrying out the objects of this Convention. Sec. 15. If any candidate ' reoeiv&g the highest number of votes cast, cannot take the oath of office prescribed in this Constitution, then, and in that case, the candidate receiving the neit highest vote shall be entitled to enter upon and perform the duties of the office upon taking and subscribing to said oath. • St Louis Mutual Life INSURANCE COMPANY. 'A. HOME OFFICE—No. 613 ORv Street , St/ Louis. D. A. JANUARY, President. JAS. H, LUCAS, Vice President. Wm. T. SHELBY, Secretary. IVm. N. BENTON, Gen'l Agent. DIRECTORS: T Jal . 1 ?? 8 5; Lncas , Samuel Willi, Theodora Layeiile, Chas H Peck, Robt. K. Woods, Jules Valle, Oeo. R, Robinson, Robt E Carr, John F Ihofnton, David K Ferguson, Hon John Hogan, Henry Overstolz, Nicholas Schaeffer, w ^ ^ am * son . R P Hanenkamh, LH Baker DA January, Wm J Lewis, Rozier, Jr, Jacob Tamm. Assets, over $3,000,000, Issues Policies on all the most approv ed non forfeiting Plans, on as good terms as any Company. No Restrictions upon Acclimated Per sons, or to Residence or Travel, MEMPHIS BOARD OF REFERENCE. Co " A J dlett ' Kobinson ® Webb & Co, Tool, Phillips A Co, Lacy' ® McGeheo, N Coronna, A E Frankland, Jr. xr *® xa nder, Clapp, Vance A Anderson, ? 1 J R Chalmers, Com Montgomery, Judge JP Caruthers, Rev S H Ford, D D, Rev J R Graves, Judge Phineas T Scruggs, Gall away, Hampton & L-o, DeSoto Insurance Company. Aaeneu in Memphis —No 43 Madison street Kit Williams' Block. McMahon & otis, State Agents for West Tennessee, Mississip pi, Arkansas and North Louisiana I - u s otis. . . . j h McMahon. MISSISSIPPI BOARD OF REFERENCE D ' w A Rayburn, Grenada, Hon L C Q Lamar, Judge Howry, George D £«. B A Parish, GD Moore, Oakland K 8 Allstou, Batesviliee; M D L Stephens H L Duncan, Water VoiRy: A M Welt, Prest M C Railroad; Col E D Frost, Supt M C R R, Water Yafty; S II Lamb, Treas MATE R ;W M Strickland, Holly .Springs, B II fte? t', 2 kolon a; Gen W F Brantley, Greensbo ro; F W Merrm, Ch|rloston; Samuel Hart- J P Marshall, Carrollton; J H Kennedy, Cof feeyille. W. H. NICHOLS; Special Agent/' 41-ly COLVIN BBO'S & WAIIBEN, HAHUFACTOKBES OF , BRITANIA & PLATED WARE, Partieular attention given to Replating aud Repairing old Ware, 44 WASHINGTON ST., COR. STATE, Chicago, 111. I T. COLVIN, A. COLVIN, W. WARREN, . M. A. HARRISON, Agent for Grenada 86-ly gbexada machine shop. Cor. Cheep, and Second Sts. W. E. SMITH, - - - Proprietor. Makes and repairs 1 wagons. Manufacture, all kinds of Fanning implements; .Repaiis machinery; stocks and repair, gnns; and exe cutes ail kinds of work usually done in a first class machine shop. Ante Bellnm Prices. * 1 All kinds of work promptly attended to. \ CHEAP FOR CASH . 41-3m BUFFINGTON & 00 * ' - BUd Retail .... Jt |*l t Ml f •*■&* I mmtfflA ' vtigteMM S rr RS, COMMISSION MERCHANTS i East side Public Square. GRENADA, MISS We taka pleasure in announcing to tha puV lie that, we have just received another lavs, stock of • GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, ROPE, BAGGING IRON TIES, WESTERN PRODUCE, a'tfrtnrything the planter wants, which usually kept in similar establishments; all which we are offering at unusually low prices Wo also have a large •' Brick Warehouse" for the purpose of storing ootton, being situs ted on ii lot remote from any other building thmk it the only safe place in town to store cotton,-whichfis to remain any length of time now in our large Warehouse at the Railroad depot, where we will store and ship cotton, and receive and store all freight which may he shipped to our care. We areTrepared to buy cotton, or adjunct liberally on the same, when stored with us turned over to us for shipment BUFFINGTON ■ We &C0. Grenada, Miss. n42-tf PUBLIC LEDGER, PUBLISHED EVERY* AFTERNOON, Except Sum,lov, BY E Whitmore, and F A Tjlor, tinder the firia and jtyle of WHITMORE & CO. AT 13 MADISON STREET, MEMPHIS. IPPUBLIC LjyiGER is served to city 3epscr&m by faitfchi] carriers'at Fifteen Cents per week, payable weekly to tho carriers. By mail Eight Dollar per .annum, or Seventy live Cents per month, in advance. - The Put»ljc Ledger has the Largest Daily Circulation Of an) paper published in the State of Ten* * , | OF* JOB DEEPARTMNT ft complete,' and i of the fetid I the largest establishment in the Southwest. We employ lone bet.capable workmen, and turn out jest of work at the most reasonable prices. WHITMORE & CO. 40m6 3= $ 100,000 CAPITAL PLANTER'S INSURANCE COMPANY Of Mississippi. / ' - v OFFICE—Corner State and Fearl Streets. Jackson, Mras. B. U HUMPHRIES, President. G. MILLIGAN, Secretary. i, Gen'l Agent. IS. Fishor, R. D. J. mmm McLean, Dr. B. W. Hughes, H. B. Sherman, t||G. .Donkin, W-A. Rayburn, W. H. Win all of Greni W. W. CHAPMAN, Aglnt, Grenada, Miss. 34 ly VERANDA HOTEL Sardis, Miss. 6. H. rhcftARDS fl Proprietor fpHIS just been completed, aud A is famished throughout in most hand sme stylo., Tfee proprietor pledges deavors give satisfaction to his utmost en those who fa * (